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Cabarrus CVB Announces Two promotions

Feb 06, 2013 03:50PM ● By Jason Huddle
Visitor Services Manager, Cabarrus CVB


The Cabarrus County Convention and Visitors Bureau has announced two new promotions within their staff. Julie Conforth has been named the new Communications Manager and Mark D’Andrea the new Visitor Services Manager.

Julie joined the Cabarrus CVB as a part-time Travel Counselor in May 2011 then was promoted to Visitor Services Coordinator in October 2011 and to Visitor Services Manager in June 2012. Upon completing an internship with the Cabarrus CVB, D’Andrea graduated from Appalachian State University in 2011 with a degree is Hospitality and Tourism. He joined the CVB staff full-time in January 2012

"Julie has a true passion for our area and is dedicated to building Cabarrus County’s reputation as a tourist destination," said Donna Carpenter, President/Chief Executive Officer of the Cabarrus County CVB. "Her transitions throughout the bureau are a direct reflection of her commitment to share all of the great reasons to visit Cabarrus."

Conforth is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with previous experience in marketing within the motorsports industry. She has been a resident of Cabarrus County for 14 years.

Formerly the organization’s Destination Services Coordinator, Mark will now oversee operations of the Cabarrus County Visitor Center and manage off-site event logistics to represent Cabarrus County at many local and regional events.

"Mark has a reputation of providing excellent customer service," said Carpenter. "Combined with his knowledge of the destination and previous experience with our bureau, his transition will promote success and growth within Visitor Services." D'Andrea is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Cabarrus County Visitor Center is located at 10099 Weddington Road, Suite 102 in Concord, North Carolina, 28027. For more information, including hours of operation go to


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